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Chador

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780195305135
Published online November 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199861255
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Chador (literally, “tent”) is a type of ḥijāb (veil) or cover worn by Iranian women. As early as the fifth

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